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Contract Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are hiring an Contract Officer to join our small Asbestos Team.

We are looking for a Contracts Officer to join our busy Asbestos Team and work mainly on managing the asbestos contracts for asbestos surveys and removals etc. You will be working directly with contractors such as Life Environmental and KCS Group and will lead on meetings.  This is an exciting opportunity to learn all about the various asbestos components, also managing the day to day jobs that are raised on Shine Vision (asbestos register) by the business and ensuring that the business is updated on progress and completion whilst maintaining compliance. Stakeholder management is key in this role and you will be working closely across the various tenures.

This role will be based in our Kings Cross office for 3 days of the week and the remaining two days you will be expected to work from home although that may be flexible and subject to change.

Main Responsibility

As a Contract Officer, you will provide admin support to the Asbestos Manager. You will be expected to arrange asbestos surveys to our housing stock prior to any maintenance works, arrange asbestos removals, take minutes at contract meetings and most importantly prioritise and organise your workload with minimum supervision. We’re a people business, and our residents are at the heart of everything we do, so you will need to be a confident and effective communicator.

In addition, you will also provide support to the business to ensure we are compliant with CAR 2012 (Control of Asbestos at Works Regulation 2012) and that our communal asbestos programme and asbestos re-inspection programmes are compliant and meet regulation requirements.  The successful candidate will be provided with the necessary training in order to carry out their duties effectively. It’s a highly varied and rewarding role where you will be able to see the impact of your work in person and whilst building meaningful relationships and collaborating with your colleagues across several departments.

The Ideal Candidate

We believe great service starts with great people, and we are committed to recruiting and developing passionate, enthusiastic, and talented individuals who can add value to our thriving organisation. You don’t need to have worked in housing before, but you must have the P402 qualification in Building Surveys & Sampling as well as experience of working with asbestos registers such as Shine Vision or Keystone.

You will also receive a generous holiday entitlement of 25 days, rising to 27 days after 2 years of service. You will also receive a simply health cash plan to help cover the costs of your everyday healthcare expenses (eg opticians, dentist, physio), generous pension scheme, and enhanced maternity pay and leave / shared parental leave options / paternity leave and access to our employee assistance programme for confidential support.


In return we offer:

· Excellent annual leave allowance and flexible working opportunities (qualifying period may apply)

· Generous pension scheme

· Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay - we offer enhanced maternity and adoption pay in addition to statutory entitlements (qualifying period may apply)

· Employee assistance - free confidential advice and counselling services provided by independent specialist organisations

· Health cash plan

· Staff discounts - we give our staff access to discounts at hundreds of major retailers, gyms, restaurants, entertainment, days out, insurance and much more

· Interest free loans: season ticket loan, tenancy deposit loan and training loan

· Cycle to work scheme

· Life Assurance x 4 annual salary

Selection process

Step 1 If you are interested, please send your application now

Step 2 Successful candidates will be selected for an interview

Step 3 Successful candidates will be asked to do a work sample

Step 4: Final round of interviews

Please apply for this role with us online. If you are not able to apply online, please contact our HR team via to discuss your requirements.

Should a redeployee apply for this role; their application will be considered before any others.

About the Company

Notting Hill Genesis is now one of the largest housing associations in London and the south east. We own and manage more than 67,000 homes and employ around 1,500 staff. We provide homes across a range of tenures and are committed to continuing to deliver housing that is affordable to all. Our roots reach back to the 1960s when our legacy organisations were established by local people who shared a similar vision – to house west London’s working poor, providing them a home from which to build themselves and their families a secure future. For more information on what we do and what makes us different please visit:

Our people

We value our people and both respect and celebrate their differences. We’re proud to say that our colleagues come from different backgrounds, with varied outlooks and are from all over the world. We encourage and are committed to diversity. We know that when people with varied experiences and unique points of view come together, it makes us a stronger organisation and more able to help the wide range of residents that we serve. We want all our colleagues to bring their full selves to work in a culture and environment based on respect and fairness, regardless of role, background or ability.

Our pledges

We are proud signatories of the G15 group’s diversity pledge to encourage more diversity in the boardroom and at senior level.  The pledge on ethnic diversity commits NHG to reflect the ethnic diversity of the communities we work in at all levels and particularly at senior managerial, leadership and board levels.

We have under-representation of ethnically diverse colleagues at this level and are keen to fill this gap. We welcome applications from everyone. For this role, we especially encourage ethnically diverse candidates to join us and be part of an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity, equality of opportunity and provides a place for you to grow your career.

We are also a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident employer and have signed up to Harry’s Pledge. We actively monitor the diversity of our workforce and strive to show equal representation throughout all levels of the organisation.

To find out more about Diversity and inclusion at NHG, please visit our website.

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